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SSRN: Tomorrow’s research today, since 1994

An open-access preprint community providing services to academic schools & government institutions. Scholars can post their early research, collaborate on theories and discoveries, and get credit for their ideas before peer-reviewed publication.


The database of early scholarly research — always available, worldwide

Always growing, always something new

Our global networks offer an efficient way to keep-up-to-date on the latest research and connect with relevant peers. Metrics on author rankings at a glance.

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About SSRN

SSRN is a series of micro-communities dedicated to tomorrow’s research today.

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“We find the SSRN ranking and download features really helpful for indicating how 'successful' our authors and staff are; and those metrics travel well to indicate the broader esteem our work is held in.”

Traditional Justice Institute


Professor of Law & Associate Director

Transitional Justice Institute, Dalriada House, Ulster University

Post early research, collaborate and get credit for your ideas before peer review

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